The Khazarian hypothesis is not the only junk science Jewish origin story. A similar myth has been propagated about the Jews who lived in the Maghreb.
Egypt and Syria appear to be falling apart in similar ways. But J.J. Goldberg explains why one crisis (Egypt) is political while the other (Syria) is sectarian, making it much less solvable.
A week after the dramatic terror alert that shut down 19 U.S. embassies, experts are starting to weigh in on what it means, and specifically what it tells us about the state of Al Qaeda. If I can sum up the answer in two words, it would be: not much.
Tunisian-born writer Colette Fellous was enriched by a panoply of influences, from surrealist André Breton to her teacher, philosopher Roland Barthes.